CCNY President Boudreau and Spitzer School Dean Lokko talk climate, environmental and social justice

The City College of New York’s President Vince Boudreau and The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Dean Lesley Lokko engage in a conversation for the 2020 SCIAME lecture series: “Climate Justice: Time to Think, Talk, and Make Change,” which coincides with CCNY’s Year of Sustainability and Climate Justice. 

On March 26, the pair will discuss a wide range of topics including President Boudreau’s almost 30-year career at CCNY; his research as a political scientist; the importance and role of architecture in climate, environmental and social justice; educational entrepreneurship; and why public service matters.

Below is a full list of activities at the Spitzer School of Architecture that are free and open to the public: 

Waterfront Planning in NYC on Thursday, February 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. featuring Lucrecia Montemayor;

The Black New Deal on Thursday, February 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. featuring V. Mitch McEwen;

Beyond Three Dimensions: Understanding Place with Artificial Intelligence on Thursday, February 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. featuring Carlo Bailey;

Breaking Ground: Difficult Women on Tuesday, March 3 from 6-7:30 p.m. featuring Dean Lesley Lokko, Marta Gutman and more; 

Afronautics on Thursday, March 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. featuring DK Osseo-Asare;

Everyday Ecologies on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. featuring Sean Weiss, Denise Hoffman Brandt and more;

Changing the Visual Narrative of Climate Change on Thursday, March 19 from 5:30-7 p.m. featuring Virginia Hanusik;

Justice Is Beauty on Monday, March 23 from 6-7:30 p.m. featuring Christian Benimana;

President Boudreau in Conversation with Dean Lokko on Thursday, March 26 from 5:30-7 p.m.;

Migrant Urbanisms on Thursday, April 2 and Friday April 3 from 5:30-7 p.m. moderated by Dean Lesley Lokko and June Williamson;

Kelly Bair on Monday, April 6 from 5:30-7 p.m.;

Alessandra Cianchetta / AWP (squared) Works on Thursday, April 23 from 5:30-7 p.m.;

Coconut Coup d'Etat: On Activating Generative Justice through Design on Thursday, April 30 from 5:30-7 p.m. featuring Mae-ling Lokko; and 

Hanif Kara & Simon Allford on Thursday, May 7 from 5:30-7 p.m.

For more information about the lecture series, please visit the Spitzer School calendar, or call 212-650-7118.

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